Guide to the Battle of Chickamauga

Guide to the Battle of Chickamauga

Book - 1993
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Not far from Chattanooga in northern Georgia, the Confederacy won one of its most decisive battles. This guide uses first-hand accounts to illustrate how this skirmish, only two days long, turned into one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War with 34,000--plus Union and Confederate soldiers killed, wounded, or captured.





Eyewitness accounts by battle participants make these guides an invaluable resource for travelers and nontravelers who want a greater understanding of five of the most devastating yet influential years in our nation's history. Explicit directions to points of interest and maps--illustrating the action and showing the detail of troop position, roads, rivers, elevations, and tree lines as they were 130 years ago--help bring the battles to life. In the field, these guides can be used to recreate each battle's setting and proportions, giving the reader a sense of the tension and fear each soldier must have felt as he faced his enemy.
Publisher: Lawrence, KS : University Press of Kansas, c1993
Characteristics: xix, 290 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
ISBN: 0700605959
0700605967 (pbk.)
Call Number: 973.735 SPRUILL

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